Public Library Research

Qualitative Evaluation of the Impact of Library Programs: OLA has partnered with Dr. Bill Irwin, Assistant Professor, Management and Organizational Studies, Huron University College on this multi-year academic research project

So Much More: The Economic Impact of the Toronto Public Library on the City of Toronto, Martin Prosperity Institute, 2013

Capital Needs Analysis: An analysis of public library infrastructure and costs associated with upkeep, published by the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries, 2011.

How Canadian Libraries Stack Up: Interesting statistics about library use in Canada from OCLC.